Meaning of “rebuke” in the English Dictionary

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rebukeverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈbjuk/ fml

to criticize someone strongly because you disapprove of what the person has said or done:

He was publicly rebuked for his involvement in the scandal.
noun [ C/U ] us /rɪˈbjuk/


[ C ] a sharp rebuke

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